Wednesday October 29, 1947

US date format: 10/29/1947, UK date format: 29/10/1947

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 29, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Richard Dreyfuss and Coline Serreau. Gentleman's Agreement, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Stump the Stars.
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Gentleman's Agreement

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Wild Horse Mesa

Directed by: Wallace Grissell

Starring: Tim Holt, Nan Leslie, Richard Martin, Tom Keene

Night Song

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Dana Andrews, Merle Oberon, Ethel Barrymore, Hoagy Carmichael

Her Husband's Affairs

Directed by: S. Sylvan Simon

Starring: Lucille Ball, Franchot Tone, Edward Everett Horton, Mikhail Rasumny

Love from a Stranger

Directed by: Richard Whorf

Starring: John Hodiak, Sylvia Sidney, Ann Richards, John Howard

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 29, 1947?


    Holidays

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
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    Events

  • Belgium, Luxembourg and Netherlands form Benelux Union
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 29, 1947?


    Top #6 songs in the USA

  1. You Do - Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra
  2. Vic Damone - You Do
  3. Bing Crosby - You Do
  4. Too Fat Polka (I Don't Want Her-You Can Have Her-She's Too Fat For Me) - Arthur Godfrey
  5. Margaret Whiting - You Do
  6. Red Wing - Sam Donahue & His Orchestra

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Stump the Stars

Written by: Mike Stokey

Starring: Mike Stokey, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Viewers' Viewpoint

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Meet the Press

Starring: David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak, Chuck Todd

Country: United States of America

Eye Witness

The Handle Bar

Starring: Jimmy Edwards, Charmian Innes, Humphrey Lestocq, Barry Phelps

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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